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Special allowances not part of basic wages: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently clarified that the special allowances paid by an employer to its employees would not fall within the expression ‘basic wages’ for computation of deduction towards the provident fund if the payment have a direct … Continue reading

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Salient features for proposed National Policy for Domestic Workers: Govt.

Indian government has started discussions regarding a Policy for Domestic Workers, the salient features of which are as follows: Inclusion of Domestic Workers in the existing legislations Registration of Domestic workers. Right to form their own associations, trade unions Right to have … Continue reading

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Ease of Compliance Rules notified: Govt.

Indian Ministry of Labour and Employment recently notified the Ease of Compliance to Maintain Registers under various Labour Laws Rules, 2017 (“Rules”) effective February 21, 2017. https://goo.gl/tJtPPY These Rules provide for maintenance of combined registers in the Forms specified in the … Continue reading

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Equal pay for equal work: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently reiterated that even temporary/adhoc government employees would be entitled to same pay scale as regular employees if they perform the same duties and denial of same pay scale would be violative of the Indian … Continue reading

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Contractor’s labour are workers of the company under Factory Act: SC

The Supreme Court of India ruled that the workers engaged by a contractor to work in the statutory canteen of a company’s factory would be the workers of the said company only for the purposes of the Factory Act, 1948 … Continue reading

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Disciplinary proceedings not to be stayed pending criminal trial: SC

The Supreme Court of India reiterated that it is not mandatory to stay the on-going disciplinary proceedings pending conclusion of a trial in the criminal case registered and filed in respect of the very same incident. The Court said that … Continue reading

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Award of reinstatement not proper in case of temporary worker: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that in case of wrongful termination of a daily wager, who had worked for a short period, the award of reinstatement cannot be said to be proper relief and rather award of compensation in … Continue reading

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